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Adult Dance Classes

Our classes for adults are for dancers of all levels – whether you are returning to dance after a break or exploring a new hobby, there is a class for everyone.

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CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Not sure which classes you are eligible for?  Contact us at [email protected] with a brief description of your movement experience (if any) and we will be happy to provide a recommendation.

Adult dance classes are held in Studio 2 and Mawson Rehearsal Hall.

Adult Ballet
Develop poise and grace through our Adult Ballet classes. This program focuses on posture, correct use of muscles, and grace of movement. Adult Ballet is offered at Beginner and Intermediate levels. Adults with no or limited previous experience will join at our Beginner level. Dancers with some previous dance experience, or adults with experience in other movement forms such as yoga, figure skating, etc., may be recommended to Intermediate.


Adult Jazz
Jazz classes build on the basic technique which applies to all genres of dance, with a focus on rhythm, coordination, strength, and flexibility. Styles covered range from Broadway to pop, funk to classical jazz, and many moves in between. This class is designed for adult dancers with some previous dance experience; adults with experience in other movement forms such as yoga, figure skating, etc., are welcome to attend.


Adult Contemporary
Contemporary dance’s emphasis is on the expressive nature of dance, as well as technique and performance values. Participants will incorporate an emotional element with total body awareness. This class is designed for adult dancers with some previous dance experience; adults with experience in other movement forms such as yoga, figure skating, etc., are welcome to attend.


Dance For the Health of It
A fun fusion of various dance styles, warm-up rhythms, and stretch exercises designed for adults to get the body moving. Participants will develop an awareness of their bodies as they learn the “hows” and “whys” of dance as a form of exercise. Appropriate for all levels of movers.


Workshop Series
This series offers training and education in supplementary dance topics ranging from nutrition, post-secondary advisement in the arts, choreography, and more. A schedule will be released at the beginning of our September and January terms with our workshop offerings, drop-ins are welcome. dance umbrella students attend at a rate of $10 per workshop, with a drop-in rate of $15 for the community.

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